Auditions for “Steel Magnolias” is set for Nov. 2, at 7:00 and Nov. 3, at 8:00. Auditions will be held at Orange Community Players, 708 West Division, Orange.   Parts that are available are: Truvy Jones, 40ish. Owner of the beauty shop. Annelle Dupuy-Desoto, 19, Beauty shop assistant. Shelby Eatenton-Latcherie, 25, prettiest girl in town.  Ouiser (pronounced “Weezer”) Boudreaux, 66ish.  The parts of Clairee Belcher and M’Lynn Eatenton are pre-cast.

The women in this play are witty, intelligent, and above all, “real characters”.  They in no way, shape or form are meant to be portrayed as cartoons or caricatures.

Dates for the show are: Feb. 11,12,13 and Sunday matinee on the 14. And the second week: Feb. 18,19,20 and close the show with a Sunday matinee on Feb. 21.

After the show is cast, There will be read thrus for several days in November and start some rehearsals early December before the holidays and then the month of January.  So make sure you come with these dates in mind and if there is a conflict if you are selected for a role, discuss it with the director.  “Practice makes perfect.”  Rehearsals are generally from 6:30ish to 10:00 during the week and not many on the weekends until we get into tech or if we need more rehearsals. 

For information contact the director, Diana Hill, 313-1459.